Often, people do not notice daily symptoms that alert you of a life threatening illness. Medics advise you to monitor body changes because the first signs of an unobservant eye can help curb a severe disease.
1. Changes in the oral cavity
The appearance of white droplets in the oral cavity or on the lips, especially if you smoke, can alert you to oral cancer.
2. Breast changes
Gout, itching, redness, and pain in the breast or nipples or similar symptoms can trigger breast cancer. Be vigilant about breast cancer detection. You should ask your doctor when to begin mammograms and other screenings based on your personal history.
3. Swollen lymph nodes
A variety of problems can cause swollen lymph nodes. If lymph nodes are raised in the armpits, groin or neck, or even becoming more and more difficult to swallow food, you may have a fungal infection, lymph nodes or esophagus cancer.
4. Abdominal pain, frequent bloating, blood in stool or urine
Women, unlike men, are more likely have an internal bleed. If the symptom does not go away within a few weeks and appears along with blood in stool, sudden loss of weight, in this case, the medical examination required — possible signs of ovarian cancer or colon, bladder or kidney cancer.
5. Skin structures, alterations
Skin cancer signs spot on mole deformation in shape, color or size. Check your skin regularly if you notice any changes, contact a dermatologist.
Stress, alcohol or over-eating can lead to increased acidity in the stomach. Try to change your diet for several weeks, try not to overeat and drink more water.
If this unpleasant symptom does not go away, according to medical experts, this may indicate that you have gastric, oesophageal or gastric cancer.
7. A chronic cough, chest pain, wheezing and difficult breath.
Pulmonary tumors and leukemia can cause bronchitis-like symptoms. Also, patients often complain of chest pain that spreads to their shoulders or even hands.
8. Heavy bleeding during menstruation
The bleeding occurring outside period can often be a symptom of a mucous membrane (endometrial) cancer. In this case, doctors recommend transvaginal ultrasound.
9. Pain and bruises
Chronic pain can be a symptom of the brain, liver, breast or another type of cancer. If there is an unconscious symptom for no apparent cause, and an unexpected pain does not disappear after a few weeks, be sure to visit your doctor.
10. Changes in the nail
Changes in the color of the nail, their shape, a nail point such as white or pale beds or a brown/black patch, can also indicate many different kinds of cancer.
11. Abdominal pain followed by depression
According to the doctors, abdominal pain, which is unreasonable, accompanied by depression, can be a sign of pancreatic cancer.
12. Common infections and fever
Long lasting, high body temperature can be a sign of leukemia or blood cancer.
13. Vaginal discharge
Changes in the consistency, color, and odor of the vaginal discharge can alert you about cervical cancer or infection. Observing these changes can prevent severe disease.
14. Sudden weight loss
Everyone wants to get rid of extra pounds, but if you lose 5 kg without effort, it may be that you have thyroid problems or if you have stomach, lung or pancreatic cancer.
Noticing body changes on time is one crucial element for anticancer prevention at the early stage.